BOARDS, UNCUT

An Easy Introduction to the Game of Chess; containing One Hundred Examples of Games, and a Great Variety of Critical Situations and Conclusions; including the world of Philidor's Analysis…with instructions for Learners…To which are added Caissa: A Poem by Sir William Jones, The Morals of Chess by Dr. Franklin; Chess and Whist compared.

London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1820.

A New Edition Carefully Revised. Folding plate of the Chess board (some spotting and offsetting of plate), pp. [8], 254, 2 pages publisher's advertisements, half-title. 1 vols. 8vo. BOARDS, UNCUT. Original boards, uncut, printed paper label on spine (chipped). Lower portion and head of spine worn, corners knocked, some soiling of binding, endpapers and around edges, else a very good copy with the signature of William Forster of Carlisle on half-title and title. Item #35149

Contains Sir William Jones' poem “Caissa: or The Game of Chess. A Poem.” Based upon Pratt's “Studies of Chess”.

Price: $350.00 Free Domestic Delivery